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THE BEND BULLETIN.
IJKND, OREGON, WKDNT&DAY, APRIL 7, 1910.
IToUI Loss of Drake's Mill
ALL LUMBER AND KILN SAVHD
' 0. N. Uooklcls Come.
Ait The Ilullctlii rocs to press
the following tck'nrntn in re
ed veil from Portland:
"HooklelN have been sent di
rect from Stv I'niil. (Signed)
II. II. Jackson."
This in In ' reply to a wire
Rent by the secretary of the
Henri Cnmnicrcliil CI til) itskiiij;
for 5,000 copks of the new O.
N. publication, "Opening Up
Central Oregon." They will
be for distribution by the Club.
Ssnsja : -i ,-, w-
FOR HOME TEAM
Redmond Defeated in Well Played
Game by Score of 7 to 2.
U'lre fielders Save Much Property,
Ifenty of Lumber on lUntt for
Local Needs-New At III Will llo
On Saturday morning the lumber
mill of the Pilot liuttc Development
Company was destroyed by fire.
The mill Itself was ft total loss,
nothing being rescued except some
effice papers and ptopcrty. All the
lumber in the yards, however, ap
proximating some 300,000 feet,
was saved, as was the dry kiln,
which had been Installed the pre
The blaze started in the engine
room at about 9:30 a. tn. and be
fore It was possible even to give the
alarm the flames had licked up the
iullamiblc dust and dry timbers and
the whole structure was atire. The
alarm Immediately was scut to the
IJcnd office by telephone, but long
before help arrived the working
force of 40 men had been forced to
abandon the mill, which In 10 min
utes practically was destroyed.
In a remarkably short time 0
hundred and more men gathered to
fight fire, all of whom turned to,
ripping up the wooden tramwaye
which connected the burning struc
ture with the lumber piled in tin
yards, the dry kiln and sheds,
liven with the big force removing
these tramways at the double quick
the fire would probably have
spread to the piled lumber before
the trams could have been removed
had not the strong westerly brecre
backed the flames towards the riv
er, lessening the danger to the
yards. With the exception of per
haps 20,000 feet of lumber piled
close to the mill, every bit in tht
yards was saved, as was the drj
It Is estimated that the lots of
property was about 10,000. nearly
half being covered by Insurance
No blame whatever is attached to
the disaster, and great credit is due
to those whose energy and head
work saved so much valuable prop
crty. The fire originated from pne
of those unexplained accidents
which at all times are likely to oc
cur in milling, while everything
within the power of those present
was done to check it.
Kntlrcly contrary to a report
whlch'fouud its way Into one of the
Portlsnd papers, the destruction ol
the mill, while of course hamper
log somewhat local building, will
not seriously affect construction ac
tivity in Ilcud. In addition to the
big supply of lumber saved, the
Pilot Butte company has arranged
with the Hlghtower-Smltu mill to
receive from the latter ample lum
ber to meet all local demands. It
is understood that the II. -S. com-'
pany has been most generous in
their willingness to offal any dilli
culty to Uend builders which might
arise from the loss of the mill, sup
plying the needs of the moment at
110 small sacrifice to their own
That Uend will be without a mill
but for a very brief period Is the
announcement made by the Pilot
liuttc Development Co. It is au
thoritatively stated that within 30
days another mill will be cutting
lumber on the site of the old. Def
inite milling plans, however, will
not be forthcoming until next week
and in the meantime ample supply
to meet the entire local demand is
A. M, Drake, at the head of the
Pilot liuttc Development Company,
Is the owner of the destroyed mill,
which he built six years ago
Immediately after the fire, Mr.
Drake, who Is In Pasadena, Cali
fornia, was notified by wire, and it
Is expected that he will return to
Uend by the end of the week. Dur
ing the jast month the mill hns
been operated under the direction
ofC. I. Hoell, a Portland mill
man, and extensive repairs and im
provements In its equipment
affected. Its daily cutting capacity
was about 30,000 feet. Many of
the force of mcu temporarily thrown
out of work have been employed
by the Ilcud Townsltc Company in
clearing up the streets and lots of
the townsitc additions and making
Uend Hall Tossers Show Fine Form,
Having flame with Visitors In
Hand from Start Local Fans
Out In .Full Force.
Fire lighter Is Overcome.
While helping to save the lumber
in the yards of the burning mill
Saturday morning, licrt Powell was
"knocked out." The long run
from Uend, coupled with the heavy
trainingwork of prying loose the
big planks of the tramways and the
heat .and smoke, overcame the fire
fighter in the height of the excite
ment. He was quickly revived,
however, and after n rest showed
no ill effect from his experience.
ODD PFLLOWS ORGANIZE.
Twenty Charter Members (let To
gether and Form Lodge.
As a result of the preliminary
meeting held on Sunday by mem
bers of I. O. O. P., at a second
meeting that took place last night a
local organization was affected and
steps taken to secure a Uend lodge,
which is now being petitioned for.
With J. N. Bastes as chairman
of the meeting, the following offic
ers were elected: I,. I.. Pox, N. C;
It. T. Ilutts, V. C; A. I I'rcncii,
Sec; M, J. Kelly, Trcas. Twenty
charter members are affiliated with
the local organization, which will
he known as Uend Lodge No. 373,
I, O. O. V. It is expected that
there will be as many more initi
ates, say the c'iarter members,
making at the very outset au ex
ceptionally strong lodge here.
HEAVY UUILOINO ACTIVITY.
Much Construction of Uutlness llulld
Iflgs Rapidly Unlarjrcs Uend.
ncud't appearance is changing
almost daily with the completion of
the buildings in course of construc
tion and the commencement of
Yesterday foundation work was
begun on a store occupying the
north half of the postofficc block on
Wall street, which Is being erected
by Robert Smith. Its dimensions
arc 32x70 feet and, it is under
stood, Mr. Smith will occupy the
quarters with a drygoods establish
ment. Nick Smith's new store building
on Wall street is Hearing comple
tion, and will be occupied probably
within a month. Claude Dement's
big structure on the corner of Min
nesota and Uouri streets is more
than half completed, nnd Is now be
ing rooted with corrugated iron
roofing. Much progress has been
raud,e on the Slmw building oppo
site, the Hotel Uend, white construc
tion ljas been ..commenced on the
opera, fibusej' being erected by
Ucnry Lltuler on the north end of
Wall jrtreej, . The two Mitlsig
buildings on Otcgou street are near
injr, cotupletipn aud soon will be
occupied. In addition, the past
weeks' l we seen the construction of
much'sjaeyulk, whose completion
adds qui llfy o the appearance and
comfort )f the town, It is expect
ed thqt during the next 10 days
many building plans, now matur
ing, wilnbe announced.
WANTko-ff-Position as cook for
small outfit. Address Mrs. Hunt
ington, Ufcid, Oregon.
Lnut Sunday the Uend ball tram
added another scalp to its growing
collection, defeating the Redmond
aspirants to the Crook county pen
nant by the decisive score of 7 to 3.
The victory was doubly welcome to
the local fans in that it evened up
matters for Redmond's win in the
first game of the season.
There couldn't have been a bet
ter day for the players, nnd as for
the fans welt, the grand stand was
loaded to the gun'ales, every avail
able bit of shade was occupied by
enthusiasts, and a score ot autos
and rigs rounded things up into a
truly metropolitan appearance. The
game had few brilliant features (ex
cepting the catching of a difficult
On next Wednesday evening
(May 4th) at 8 p, rn. in Lara's
hall, Tofii Richardson of Portland
speaks to the citizens of Uend.
This is his first visit to the Des
chutes Valley; he is the roost In
fluential "booxtcr" In the North
west; he Is one of the best speak
ers in all the West; he is coming
to Uend to talk to every citizen
of Uend. The meeting will be
interesting and it will be worth
while. I.ct every one b: there,
aud let everyone pass the word
along. Particularly let all re
member that this is to be Mend's
biggest and best boosting meet
ing and come well charged with
BIO PLANS ON
FOR NEXT WEEK
Bend Commercial Club Entertains
Oregon's Leading Booster.
TOM RICHARDSON IS QUEST.
McReynolds Stopped everything.
foul by Uyrne from the grandstanril)
but from start to finish the home
team played good heady ball and
showed the effects of the practice!
they arc getting. Kulp, as usual,
came through with a classy article
of twirling and stick work, while
O'Donncll showed himself ull kinds
of a bedrock backstop ami on sev
eral occasions saved trouble by his
clever headwork. On first, Van
Matre played a great game, with
McRcynolds covering the third sack
in big league style.
Redmond looked dangerous in
the iuitial inning when a man was
just nipped at the plate by a recov
ery throw in Irom Welder; it was a
close decision at best, and Umpire
Turpln pulled down a lot of "kick
ing" by calling the man out, but
he proved himself a good official
by sticking to his decision. After
which, with another man on third,
Kulp retired the batter on strikes
The lust of the first brought two
tallcys to Uend, Welder making the
circuit after placing a pretty hit
through shortstop, stealing second
and teaching third ou McReynolds's
sacrifice. After which Kulp dished
a redhot two bagger along the third
base line and ambled home on Van
Moire's clean cut to tight field.
In the second McReynolds nabbed
a difficult one, saving what looked
like a two bagger. In the last of
the fourth the Renders again got
busy and rang up two more tallies
on the rivthl side of the score
board. Kulp walked, purloined
the second sack and reached third
when catcher Kraus tried to find
Van Matre's fooxler in front of the
plate and instead threw a peck of
dirt towards ' first. Then Hurris
sacrificed Kulp home and Van
Matre followed on an overthrow
from shortstop to first of Turpln's
grounder. The fifth saw two more
runs for Bend by McReynolds and
In tho first of the sixth Redmond
tried hard to get in on the scoring,
accumulating two tallys, the first
by Zumwalt ou Uurrls's muff of a
difficult fly. Whereupon Kulp
grinned, let himself out a little, and
fanned the last victim. Kraus, the
southpaw Redmond catcher, went
into the box after this, Zumwalt
putting on the mask.
In the seventh was made Bend's
seventh run, again by Kulp, who
seemed to have acquired the habit
of making the rounds of the bases.
His own hit, a grounder by Van
Matre, and a bungle of Turpln's
dustraiserto shortstop brought In
the linal run.
Metke cf ....!. wtlnif
Welder all Merldllh
McReynolds 3b, Itnmete
Kulp..., .....p.... Zumwalt
VanMatre lb Kennsli
llurrls m Boyler
Turpln If McOuley
Steidl rf Hosch
O'Dontiell c , ....... Kraut
Rune Kulp 4. Welder I, VanMatre r,
McReynolds 1. Zumwalt 1, Immele I.
Harry Turpln, umpire.
(Owing to the fact that no regular
acorc card was kept, The Bulletin la un
able to give all the uiual detail.
Secretary of Portland Commercial
Club WIH tie Tendered Banquet
Is to Speak at Boosting Meet
fflje on Wednesday, Next.
HILL TO INSPECT DESCHUTES?
Probable That Umpire Bunder WHI
Visit Central Oregon.
James J. Hill, accompanied by
I.ouis Hill and a party of eastern
bankers interested in the Hill rail
road development, are on their way
from St. Paul to Portland. It is be
lieved that the chief object of their
visit is to tour the Central Oregon
country now being .opened up by
the Oregon Trunk road, preparatory
to announcing even broader plans
of Oregon transportation develop
ment. Yesterday a party of engineers,
18 in number, left Uend for the
country south of Odell, It Is u un
derstood that they are to work on
the location southward of the O. T.
railway. J. H. Wenandy equipped
tlu-m with two four horse teams.
STREETS TO BE SPRINKLED.
Oend to Have Water Wagon and No
More Dust Nuisance.
The dust nuisance on the streets
of Uend Is to be checked. Com
mencing probably next week a
sprinkler will make daily trips
through the business section of the
town, stopping once and for all the
disagreeable dust clouds and add
ing another attraction to Bend's
Barney Lewis will have charge
of the work, using his big city dray
team to haul the ooo-galloa tank
sprinkler be is having constructed.
By popular subscription f 157 Jo al
ready has been guaranteed for the
work monthly, this amount having
been subscribed by 31 persons on
the list at this lime.
Commencing at the Lucas barn,
Wall street will be watered to the
Pirst National Bank corner. Miu
ncHota to Hood street and thence
around Uond and down Oregon to
Wall street will be the extent of the
district covered at the outset.
Should this initial experiment prove
the success anticipated more extens
ive plans may be undertaken later.
It Is understood that a special effort
will be made to get the spriukling
apparatus into operation and the
dust well laid before Tom Richard
son's arrival next Tuesday,
Nothing Passed O'Uoneel.
On the evening of Tuesday, May
3rd, Tom Richardson, manager of
the Portland Commercial Club and
secretary of1 the Oregon Develop
ment League arrives' in Bend.
AtQtfop.m the Uend Commercial
Club will entertain Mr. Richardson
at a banquet held at the Pilot Butte
Inn. All arrangements for the
dinner have been made, announce
ptbe directors of the local organiza
tion, and it is expected that the
welcome to the distinguished guest
will be one of the largest and most
enthusiastic affairs ever seen in
In conjunction with an excellent
six course dinner, ineredtents for
which are being imported from
Portland, there will be an extensive
round,ofspeechmaking, while music
by the Bend band will be an added
feature of attraction. Already it is
understood, foity tickets to the
banquet have been sold, and it is
txpected that at least fifty persons
will te present.
On Wednesday Mr. Richardson,
as a guest of the Uend Commercial
Club, will be shown the town and
for at least' a portion of the day will
be taken In an automobile through
the adjacent country.
On Wednesday evening at 8
o'clock, in Lara's ball, will occur
the public meeting which is the
chief reason for Mr. Richardson's
long trip from Portland. He has
been speaking at "booster" meet
ings such as this will be in all parjs
of the state ever since he became
commander in chief of Oregon
publicity work, and now wilt come
for the first time to Central Oregon.
During the present week, it is an
nounced, the Bend Commercial
Club will make every effort to in
sure a lage attendance to hear Mr.
Richardson speak. Postals are be
ing sent to a,who gel their mail at
the Bend postoffice, calling atten
tion to the importance of turning
out for tl c meeting with all the en
thusiasm and boosting spirit available.
Concerning Tom Richardson's Vlstt. ,
A elsewhere announced, the, Heed
Commercial Club will entertain Tom
Richardson at a banquet next Tuetday
evening. The secretary of the Club bin
endeavored to see personally all lt meet
berf and all lhoe desirous of attending
the dinner. However, if any acciden
tally have been overlooked, It If desired
particularly that they notify the aecre
tary at their earliest convenience ami
secure tickets. All are welcome and all
are wanted. Two dollars plate Is the
charge. Mine thirty sharp is the hour,
at the Pilot Butte Inn.
, riKKD CoMMKRCIAl, CtUB.
MUNQRV B ACM BLOWS PLAY. '
Agtregatlefi ot Unattaehed llu-Beens
Tackle Bend Team,
Next Sunday afternoon the Hun
gry Bachelors, a star team of base
ball is t "has-beens" composed -of the
unattached surveyors and other
home ran aspirants (.bout tewa will
play the Bend team, neither for
money, chalk nor marbles, but for
the fun of it. The big team. It Is
understood, will lend its battery to
the famished scrubs to evea np mat
ters a little and help make an inter
Charles We Is Me Re rant to Bead.
Charles WeUJdc, manager of the
well knows Dewey Hotel, at
Narapa, Idaho, came to Bead for
another visit last Friday. Mr.
Welside has at various times ac
quired considerable realty Interests
in Rend and is one of the towns
staunchest supportets and boomers
outside, lie expresses himself as
well pleased with the progress the
town bar made since his trip feere
last winter, and Is most optimistic
concerning the future. He will re
main here probably a couple of
weeks and expects te be joined by
friends whom be has interested ia
Has New Check Boo.
The First National Bank has jat
secured a new cerabiBattoa check
and pass book for its patrons use.
The book folded one: to half size k
inserted in a handsome flexible
leather cover, and is especially well
adapted for ladles' use. The bank
it is Understood, desires that old
books be returned to be replaced by
Get your typewriter ribbons astd
carbon paper at the Bulletin eftke.
Tie First National Bank
OF BEND, BEND, 6REGON
Dr. U. O. OOC. Prttldtnt t. A. 8ATHCR. Vka Prutldsnt
O. 8. HUOSON. CathUr
Capital rultr paid ... SM.S80
Stockholders' liability - - S.8O0
urpius - - s.eeo
WHY YOU DO BUSINESS
The Pint National Bank of Bend Is under the supervision (
the United Statea Government; just aa much a part thereof
the poatoflice; examined in detail by a U. S. National Rank
examiner twice each year. Hveryone knows bow exacting the
Government Is. Our aworn reports are publlshtd In The Bul
letin at least five times each year vou know our exact con
dition every three months.
Vour business with us is strictly private.
Our 6nanclal condition is a matter of public record.
AU officers and employees under bond. We are Insured
against loss by fire, burglars or daylight hold-ups.
The Banting business with us Is not aa experiment
The management of this Bank affords ye the benefit of
ten years actual Banking experience.
Our Directors are all well known local business tacn who
have succeeded, in their respective lines of business; coca who
know every man, woman and child in this part of Crook coua
ty; men who know your wants and want your business.
Our record speaks for It.clf: thirteen mouths iu business
and we have increased, the number of our depositors from 172'
to 531. Our depoMu have increased from tiS-379 'J to over
f 300,000,00, and our total resources are over ONK QUARTKR
OP A MILLION DOLLARS.
We have rade every legitimate loan offered u in these,
thirteen aiontbs; through our connections in the Bast we
have been carrying over $15,000 iu real estate loans, and al
ways have some money ou baud to loiu or tberu oa good
OUR POLICY Is WBLL KNOWN to TIIR
risOPLB OP THIS COMMUNITY
SAFETY BEFORE PROFITS
V. C COK X. A. SATHKK C. S.
P. P. SMITH II. C. XLU8